- 29 Aug 23
The Electric Picnic stage times are here and getting us pumped for this weekend!
As we approach the most highly anticipated weekend of the year, Electric Picnic have announced the stages and times you can find their epic line-up of artists.
Starting on Friday - Limerick-based trio Kingfishr will open Electric Picnic's Main Stage at 6pm on Friday, September 1, at 6pm, followed by King Kong Company at 7.30pm, Niall Horan at 9.10pm, and finally, Billie Eilish at 10.45pm, closing out the night.
The Electric Arena will see hotly anticipated Irish act, Jazzy, starting her set at 7pm, followed by internationally acclaimed Wet Leg at 8.15pm. Steve Lacy follows at 9.30pm, with Irish electronic duo, Belters Only, closing out the stage at 11pm.
MUNA open up the Rankin's Wood stage at 6.15pm, followed by Bakar at 7.30pm. English record producer, DJ and songwriter, Nia Archives, is up next at 8.45pm, with Young Fathers following in quick succession at 10.15pm.
The 3 Music Stage is back - with Hannah Grae starting things up at 6pm, followed by Anna of the North at 7pm, The Murder Capital at 8.45pm, and Viagra Boys at 10pm.
Finally, the Terminus Stage opens at 6.30pm with ANSBORO, quickly followed by Southstar at 8pm. 999999999 keep it true to their name, starting at 9.10pm. Finally, I Hate Models close out the stage with their set beginning at 10.30pm.
Saturday sees Brad Heidi lead the Main Stage at 2pm for 30 minutes, followed by Pa Sheehy at 3.15pm. Cian Ducrot bring his Irish-French flair from 4.45pm - 5.30pm, with Mimi Webb dropping in as the only female artist on Saturday's Main Stage line-up from 6pm - 6.45pm. Tom Odell takes to the stage at 7.30pm, with Paolo Nutini filling in for Lewis Capaldi from 9.15pm until 10.45pm. Finally, Fred Again.. brings his energetic DJing to the EP fields from 11.30pm until 1am.
The Electric Arena opens with Dylan John Thomas at 2.15pm on Saturday, followed by Ispíní Na Héireann at 3.15pm. Nessa Barrett greets the crowd at 4.30pm, with The Academic following along 30 minutes after her set, at 5.45pm. 7pm sees ex The Smiths' guitartist, Johnny Marr, light up the stage, with Inhaler following at 8.30pm. British rock band IDLES bring their Bristol heat at 10pm with EP staples, The Coronas, arriving at 11.30pm.
Saturday at Rankin's Wood opens with Robert Grace at 2.30pm, Jamie Webster at 3.45pm, epic Irish group HamsandwicH at 5pm, Maverick Sabre at 6.15pm, and Lovejoy at 7.45pm. Dec Pierce's Block Rockin' Beats tears up the stage at 9pm, with just announced, Loyle Carner, closing out Saturday at 10.30pm.
The Terminus Stage is inredibly busy from 6.30pm to 1am, opened by Yasmin Gardezi, with IMNOTYOURMATE at 8pm, Interplanetary Criminal at 9.45pm, and Fionn Curran closing things out from 11.30pm until 1am.
The 3 Music Stage has a jam-packed Saturday, with a yet to be announced 'Three Act' kicking things off at 2pm. JULIE follows as the second on stage at 3.30pm, The Last Dinner Party arriving shortly after at 4.30pm. Nell Mescal's highly anticipated set follows at 5.30pm, with Mae Stephens taking to the stage at 6.45pm. 8pm sees COIN onstage, followed by Chasing Abbey at 9.30pm, and finally, Unknown Mortal Orchestra at 11pm until midnight.
The final day of the festival sees a stacked line-up take to the Main Stage. The Glória LGBT+ Choir kick things off at 1pm, followed by Irish Women in Harmony at 2.45pm. Graduating from Electric Arena at last year's festival to Main Stage at this year's - Lyra arrives at 4.15pm for a 45 minute set. At 5.30pm, Rick Astley brings his renowned Glastonbury festival set over to Irish shores, with Gavin James in close succession at 7pm. Recently announced secret headliner, The Script, arrive on stage at 8.45pm for one hour, with The Killers closing the Main Stage for the festival at 10.30pm.
The Electric Arena is chock-a-block with renowned Irish talent for EP's closing day - starting off with milk. at 2pm. Lightning Seeds and Fight Like Apes take up the 3.30pm and 5pm slots, with the Wolfe Tones kicking off their first EP set at 6.30pm. The Saw Doctors arrive shortly afterwards at 7.45pm, followed by blk. at 9.15pm and Jamie xx from 11pm until midnight.
Sunday's Rankin's Wood stage kicks off at 2pm with Katy Kirby, followed by Ryan Mack at 3pm, Selló at 4.15pm, The Mary Wallopers at 5.30pm, Holly Humberstone at 7pm, Confidence Man at 8.15pm, and Overmono closing the stage for 2023 at 9.30pm.
Hannah Laing opens the Terminus Stage at 6.30pm, with TRYM at 7.45pm, Charlie Sparks at 9pm, and Skin On Skin shutting things down from 10.30pm until midnight.
A heaped Sunday of acts takes place on the 3 Music Stage, starting with Gurriers at 2.30pm, Debbie at 3.30pm, Chalk at 4.30pm, and Royel Otis at 5.45pm. American singer-songwriter, Samia, kicks off at 7pm, followed by fellow US-native, Ethel Cain, at 8.15pm. Snail Mail arrive on stage at 9.30pm, with Amyl & The Sniffers closing out the stage from 11pm until midnight.
Outside of the main few stages, others such as the new area, Croí, Salty Dog, and the Comedy Arena have also announced their stage times.
On Friday, the brand new Croí Stage sees The Bionic Rats from 4pm - 5pm, Imelda May performing poetry from 5.30pm - 6.30pm, Síomha from 7.30pm - 8.30pm, David Keenan from 9pm - 10pm, Willzee & Enda Gallery from 10.30pm - 11pm, Strange Boy x Hazey Haze from 11pm - 12am, Meltybrains? from 12.30am - 1.30am, and Bon Voyage from 2.30am - 3.30am.
Saturday brings another host of talent to this new area. Rita Lynn kicks the day off at 1pm, Your Cuz Marcus follows at 2.30pm, Rónán Ó Snodaigh & Myles O'Reilly at 4.30pm, Cormac Begley at 6pm, Leo Miyagee at 8pm, HAVVK at 10pm, Malik from 11.30pm, a special guest from midnight until 1am, Sloucho at 1.30am, and Shampain from 2.30am until 3.30am.
The closing day of Electric Picnic sees the Discovery Gospel Choir kick the Croí stage into action from 1pm, Scullion from 3pm, Remembering De Dannan from 5pm, Iarla Ó Leonard from 7.30pm, Hothouse Flowers from 9.30pm, Donal Dinner from 11.30pm, and Sunil Sharpe hitting crowds with a two hour set from 1.30am.
The Comedy Arena is set to have festival-goers in stitches, with Saturday and Sunday seeing hoards of comedians bringing laughs to EP.
1.30pm-1.45pm: MC Karl Spain
1.45pm-2.10pm: Stephen Mullan
2.10pm-2.25pm: Emily Ahmore
2.25pm-2.50pm: Joe Dowling
2.50pm-3.15pm: Shane Clifford
3.15pm-3.30pm: Amy Walsh
3.30pm-3.55pm: Eric Lalor
4pm-4.20pm: Sinéad Quinlan
4.25pm-4.50pm: Colm O’Regan
4.50pm-5.15pm: Edwin Sammon
5.20pm-5.45pm: Ross Browne
5.45pm-6.10pm: Diona Doherty
6.15pm-6.40pm: Danny O’Brien
6.45pm-7.10pm: Shane Todd
7.15pm-7.40pm: Aisling Bea
7.45pm-8.10pm: Neil Delamere
8pm-9pm: Foil Arms and Hog
1.30pm-1.45pm: MC Karl Spain
1.45pm-2.10pm: Paul Marsh
2.10pm-2.30pm: Aideen McQueen
2.30pm-2.45pm: Mark Maloney
2.45pm-3.10pm: Jack Wise
3.10pm-3.30pm: Ger Staunton
3.35pm-3.55pm: The Wild Geeze
3.55pm-4.15pm: Peter Flannagan
4.15pm-4.35pm: Anna Clifford
4.45pm-5.05pm: Ania Magliano
5.05pm-5.25pm: Killian Sundermann
5.25pm-5.50pm: Joe Rooney
5.50pm-6.10pm: Shane Daniel Byrne
6.10pm-6.30pm: Tony Cantwell
6.30pm-6.55pm: John Colleary
6.55pm-7.20pm: Emma Doran
7.20pm-7.45pm: Gearóid Farrelly
7.45pm-8.10pm: Adam Rowe
8.15pm-9pm: Russell Kane
The Salty Dog area is heaped with talent, but also keeping us on out toes, as the line-up features many secret act slots! Check out what to catch on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday:
2.20pm-3.15pm: Racoon Jane
3.35pm-4.30pm: The Donnys
5pm-5.55pm: Pale Blue Eyes
6.25pm-7.20pm: Pale Blue Eyes
7.50pm-8.45pm: These Charming Men
9.10pm-10pm: Tebi Rex
11.45pm-12.45am: Cathy Davey
1.15am-2.15am: Secret Act
2.45am-3.45am: Tan And Sober Gentlemen
1pm-1.50pm: The Molgoggers
2.20pm-3.10pm: Monsieur Pompier
3.40pm-4.30pm: William The Conqueror
5pm-6pm: Bootleg Beach Boys Pet Sounds
6.30pm-7.30pm: White Horse Guitar Club
8pm-9.30pm: Bronagh Gallagher and Band
1am-2am: Overhead The Albatross
1pm-1.50pm: The Molgoggers
3.35pm-4.30pm: Darnell Cole
5pm-5.55pm: Eric Butlers Funk Soul Brothers
6.25pm-7.20pm: The Deadlians
7.45pm-8.40pm: Jinx Lennon
9.05pm-9.55pm: Secret Act
10.20pm-11.20pm: Super Extra Bonus Party
11.45pm-12.45am: The Eskies
1.15am-2.15am: Secret Act
There's tonnes more to be announced, so keep an eye here for all your EP updates!!